ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N77.0

Ulceration of vulva in diseases classified elsewhere

Diagnosis Code N77.0

ICD-10: N77.0
Short Description: Ulceration of vulva in diseases classified elsewhere
Long Description: Ulceration of vulva in diseases classified elsewhere
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N77.0

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The code N77.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs (N70-N77)
      • Vulvovaginal ulceration and inflam in diseases classd elswhr (N77)

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N77.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 742 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 743 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 616.51 - Vulvar ulcer in oth dis

Synonyms
  • Non-infective ulcerative disorder of female genitalia
  • Ulceration of vulva
  • Ulceration of vulva
  • Ulceration of vulva associated with another disorder
  • Ulceration of vulva associated with another disorder
  • Ulceration of vulva in Behcet's disease
  • Vulval ulceration due to non-infective dermatosis classified elsewhere
  • Vulvitis associated with another disorder

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code N77.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Vulvar Disorders

The vulva is the external part of a woman's genitals. Some problems you can have with the vulvar area include

  • Vaginitis or vulvovaginitis, swelling or infection of the vulva and vagina
  • Skin problems due to allergy
  • Vulvar cancer
  • Vulvodynia, or vulvar pain

Symptoms may include redness, itching, pain, or cracks in the skin. Treatment depends on the cause.

  • Vulvodynia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Vulvovaginitis - overview (Medical Encyclopedia)


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